Quote of the Day

"I felt like it was the perfect time for me, being on a platform where I can make a change with my voice and my situation."
-- WNBA Lynx F Seimone Augustus, on speaking out against an amendment to the Minnesota state Constitution that would ban gay marriage. (AP, 10/16)
Tuesday October 16, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 25 Print This Issue

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  • Sweet Dreams

    Sleep Train can end or renegotiate the contract if the Kings leave Sacramento

    The NBA Kings and Rocklin, Calif.-based Sleep Train Mattress Centers yesterday announced a multiyear marketing partnership that includes naming rights for the Kings' arena. Financial terms were not disclosed ( Kings ). In Sacramento, Kasler & Bizjak in a front-page piece report the agreement is "a five-year deal." Sleep Train Founder & CEO Dale Carlsen, a Kings season-ticket holder for 25 years, said that the deal "will boost his company's profile and possibly help solidify the team's uncertain standing in Sacramento." Kasler & Bizjak report the agreement "contains an insurance policy in case that doesn't happen." Carlsen said that Sleep Train "has the option to end the contract or renegotiate if the Kings decide to leave Sacram ...

  • Setting The Scene

    Do Luntz Group talking points offer insight into NHL’s PR strategy during lockout?

  • Bad Bet?

    NCAA relocates championship events in New Jersey amid attempt to legalize sports betting.

  • Down By The Bay

    New renderings of the Warriors' proposed arena show facility will not be an overwhelming presence.

  • Spoiled Melk

    Just how far have the Giants gone from promoting Cabrera?

  • Bronx Bombers

    Yankees are calling former ticket buyers to push sales for a potential ALCS Game 6.

  • Wall Of Sound

    Red Sox not raising season-ticket prices after dismal campaign.

  • Land Grab

    Lightning’s Vinik part of group buying land around Tampa Bay Times Forum.

  • Put A Ring On It

    Beyonce reportedly to be Super Bowl halftime performer.

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